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Living with a Stoma

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Eratic stoma

Hi. I am new to this group. I have had a stoma since last November, but still ha...

Stoma wound reopened

I had my stoma reversed on 10/28/20 Healing took awhile since in November I was...

Both of us!

I had an emergency surgery in January and landed up with a stoma bag. Now my hu...

Leakage with a small stoma :(

Hi all, I am 7 weeks post op with a ileostomy with i am slowly adjusting to (th...

Husband emergency ileostomy, mucus fistula stoma and anus rectal stump

Hi within 4 weeks my 49 year old hubby took ulcerative colitis, had lifesaving r...

Ileostomy questions

I was wondering if anyone could answer any questions that I have. Nothing too se...

Had it for 25 years now experiencing problems

Pain when poo and pain on left ,right side of stoma constipated generally a lot ...

Friend with rectal cancer. Did radiation/ostomy

I am trying to help a friend who had his rectum removed about 2 1/2 years ago. ...

Hopefully help with thickening.

I have really got to share this, I had an emergency stoma fitted in February ...

Trouble with adjusting to new symptoms

I am having bad frontal headaches for a week or so and very.little sleep. The b...

Reversal

Hi Dogbot here I am on the liver transplant list but also the doctors are talkin...

Just something I found and would like to share.

Hi this is Dogbot 🐶here Sorry I haven’t been posting much quick background em...

Living with stoma bag

Hi This past week during OV IV cancer debulking I was given an iliostomy My su...

No need to worry if i can do it anyone can hand on heart

Nothing to worry about. I was 63 when i had a non reversible ileostomy and done...

Eating

Hi everyone I was just wondering if anyone knows how long food takes from mouth ...

Hi All I do hope everyone is keeping Safe in these difficult times, I’m not sure if I’m jumping the gun on this but I had my emergency surge

Hi All I do hope everyone is keeping Safe in these difficult times, I’m not sure...

Heartbroken

My husband is scheduled for a Colostomy on 5-08-2020. He said he is scared, I am...

Hospital and really wanting to poo

Hi all Dogbot here In hospital blue lights and all bad pains couldn’t breath...

Rectal cancer post surgery

Hi I would like to know an average recovery time for work having had rectum and ...

Reversing

Hi all Does anybody have any idea on if you have a reversible ileostomy how ...

Bowel Obstruction

bowel obstruction. Hi can we have alot of bowel constructions from the pervious ...

Feeling of wanting to open my bowls

Hi all I am new to all this as I had my Stoma as an emergency operation on the 1...

How common is post-operative delirium?

My stoma was a result of having Crohn’s disease. Since my initial stoma operatio...

Loose and to much poo

Hi all I am in hospital had emergency ileostomy bag fitted on the 12th now the o...

Trousers

Hi Dogbot here laying here in hospital at 1 o’clock in the morning with my head...

Problems with colostomy since day 1

I have had my colostomy since 2009 after colon rectal stage 3 cancer.since my su...

Skin care

I have had my stoma for 5 weeks now and it's settled down nicely. I'm changing m...

Stoma hasn’t worked for over 12 hours no pain

Hi, just wondering if anybody has had a stoma that hasn’t worked for more than 1...

Newby with dietary questions

Hi, my colostomy and stoma is now 3 weeks old following an emergency procedure. ...

Help/info re ileostomy & mucous fistula!

I’ve had an ileostomy&mucous fistula for 10yrs. Now and again I get retained fae...
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